Azed Competition No. 62  Azed Slip  |  ◀  57  |  66  ▶  |  Other competitions  |  ordStats
No.DateClue wordClue typeClues
62 May 1973SOLITAIRES normal26


AwardClue writerClueExplanation
FirstT. E. SandersNo Double Diamonds? In the sun one gets weary without onesol I + a in tires; without = outside; ref. beer
SecondC. O. ButcherBottoms are loaded with sex-appeal – an aspect we don’t flaunt in companyit air in soles
ThirdMrs B. LewisA girl’s best friend? Daddies must part with a lot, I fancyanag. in sires; ref. ‘Diamonds are…’
VHCT. AndersonSailor has ties all over the place. They’re found in most anchoragesanag.; ref. ‘girl in every port’; anchorage = recluse’s cell
VHCA. J. BulmanAnchorage stoppers sailors tie in knotsanag.; stopper = rope; anchorage = recluse’s cell
VHCA. BurtonLoose outsize rail tiesanag. incl. OS, & lit.; rail = neckerchief
VHCJ. ColebyRocks in bands and diffused soil striae often found in cavesanag., 2 defs.
VHCJ. A. FinckenLoose tie or Silas? Bothanag. & lit; ref. S. Marner
VHCMrs J. O. FullerAnchors and ties sailor, getting spliced!anag.; anchor = recluse (Shakesp.)
VHCF. D. GardinerThey’re unlikely to entertain restoring a rise I lostanag.; ref. pay freeze
VHCD. HawsonA variety of iris so late few people ever see themanag.
VHCMrs N. JarmanA terrible stir, sea contains crude oil – they’ll never mixanag. in anag.
VHCJ. R. KirbyLoose ties – bracing to wear with the sun on highsol + air in anag.
VHCL. F. LeasonRetired persons, well rested, arise refreshedso lit + anag.
VHCA. D. LeggeA kibbutz wouldn’t appeal to them – to Israelis, that’s differentanag.
VHCD. F. ManleyHoly men possessing nothing, kindled with a passion inside?0 lit a ire in SS, & lit.
VHCD. McCallumAre they endlessly alone in order to be endlessly uplifted?sol(e)+ seriati(m) (rev.), & lit.
VHCD. P. M. MichaelAnchors no longer tie sailors at seaanag.; anchor = recluse (Shakesp.)
VHCD. G. C. MockridgeEach one has a crowning quality, an aura, in an exclusive settingi.e. it air in sole = solitaire
VHCF. E. NewloveGirl’s best friend? Could be sailor with no ties!anag. incl. ties; ref. ‘Diamonds are…’
VHCF. R. PalmerSingularly they set in gold display the outward signs of engagementsit in sol air + e, s, & lit.
VHCDr R. J. PalmerThey probably believe being desolate is soterialanag.
VHCMiss M. J. PatrickDiamonds induce nymphet, short of capital, to accept daddies’ embrace(L)olita in sires
VHCL. H. StewartTo reach these remote coves, shall I set sail or swim?anag.; cove2
VHCF. B. StubbsGames suggested by precocious girl when topless with men around(L)olita in sires
VHCM. WoolfDiamonds offered to birds for indoor games – should make the permissive sort liaiseanag., 3 defs.

HCs in competition 62 awarded to:

C. Allen BakerJ. H. FosterW. L. MironL. G. D. Sanders
A. G. BogieB. FrancoC. J. MorseJ. T. Shaughnessy
Dr J. G. BoothN. GambierI. MunroW. K. M. Slimmings
Mrs A. BoyesR. R. GreenfieldP. M. NeweyBrig R. F. E. Stoney
R. S. CaffynD. V. HarryM. NewmanJ. B. Sweeting
Dr J. A. CrawfordMrs R. HerbertD. A. NichollsMrs B. Thornley
A. J. CrowE. M. HornbyR. F. PardoeG. A. Tomlinson
G. CuthbertJ. H. C. LeachS. L. PatonB. J. Warren
A. L. DennisP. W. W. LeachD. A. G. ReeveRev C. D. Westbrook
P. S. ElliottH. W. MassinghamR. RobinsonG. H. Willett
W. FearonC. G. MillinW. Rodgers